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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 59° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.77 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.0"994.85 miwest0° 11' 51.0"13.57 minorth995.12 mi
24 hours12° 28' 32.1"857.83 mieast4° 47' 29.8"329.24 minorth921.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 2:00 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 4:00 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast E
Port LouisThu 2:00 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisThu 2:00 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuThu 1:00 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniThu 1:00 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 3:00 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoThu 1:00 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 1:00 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:30 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE

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